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synonyms for whim

  • impulse
  • inclination
  • vagary
  • caprice
  • conceit
  • craze
  • desire
  • disposition
  • dream
  • fad
  • fancy
  • fantasy
  • freak
  • humor
  • notion
  • quirk
  • sport
  • thought
  • urge
  • vision
  • whimsy
  • passing thought
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antonyms for whim

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  • actuality
  • certainty
  • dislike
  • fact
  • hate
  • reality
  • seriousness
  • truth
  • plan
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She hadn’t planned to study crested rat home life, but one why-not whim changed that.
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You chose a trail little bigger than a deer path, followed its whims, thinking and thinking about what seemed important then, the boyfriend.
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Finally, organizations such as the Cloud Security Alliance and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation can help find ways for the private sector to use cloud computing globally without being stymied by the whims of digital sovereignty.
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She’s talked about using government to create an economy that relies less on the whims of tourism.
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I, like everyone else, am subjected to the whims of leaders.
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It is a vision of an economy that relies less on the whims of tourism.
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The circumstances once again highlight the need to stabilize the US space program so it has the support it needs to pursue projects and achieve goals, secure that they won’t be abruptly upended by the whims of a new president.
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The Senate was designed to be insulated from the passions of the moment, to foil democratic whims and passions.
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Instead of going to the whims of investors, we’ve tried to stay true to who we are and what we are building.
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She was not a puffer, but a puffer-whim worked near by, called the Valley puffer.
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WORDS RELATED TO WHIM

  • bee
  • caper
  • changeableness
  • contrariety
  • crotchet
  • fad
  • fancy
  • fickleness
  • fitfulness
  • fool notion
  • freak
  • gag
  • humor
  • impulse
  • inconsistency
  • inconstancy
  • jerk
  • kink
  • mood
  • notion
  • peculiarity
  • perversity
  • put on
  • quirk
  • rib
  • temper
  • thought
  • vagary
  • vein
  • whim
  • whimsy
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